Bottle

Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine

Cabernet Sauvignon

Origin

Barboursville, Virginia Appellation.

Grapes

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Type of Soil

Exposed to the south and located in the heart of the Barboursville estate, the vines grow in a soil with a good structure, a clayey texture and a balanced supply of nutritional elements.

Training System

Spurred cordon.

Plant Density

4.000 rootstocks per hectare (1,619 an acre). The average age of the vines is 7 years.

Yield

75 quintals per hectare (3.3 tons an acre).

Vinification and Maturation

The process of vinification occurred in traditional fermenting devices, permitting delicate maceration of the skins in contact with the must for 23 days. Maturation lasted 14 months in barriques (50% of oak of the French Massif Central, 50% of American white oak from Missouri) followed by a further period of 6 months of fining in the bottle before release for consumption.

Alcohol Level

13.5% in volume.

Bottle and case size

12 x 0,75l

Estate

Barboursville Vineyards
P.O. Box 136, 22923, Virginia, United States
Tel +1 540 832 3824 , Fax +1 540 832 7572
www.barboursvillewine.com, bvvy@barboursvillewine.com